Debar Municipality

Debar (Macedonian: Дебар [ˈdɛːbar] (listen), Albanian: Komuna e Dibrës) is a municipality in western part of Republic of North Macedonia. Debar is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Debar Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.

Municipality of Debar
Општина Дебар
Komuna e Dibrës
Urban municipality
Official logo of Municipality of Debar
Location of Municipality of Debar
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southwestern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southwestern
Municipal seatDebar
Government
 • MayorHekuran Duka
Area
 • Total145.67 km2 (56.24 sq mi)
Population
 • Total15,412
 • Density134.15/km2 (347.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)++389 46
WebsiteOfficial Website

GeographyEdit

The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southeast, Centar Župa Municipality to the south, and Albania to the west.


DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2021 this municipality has 15,412 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Persons of whom data are taken from the administrative sources = 1,499 (9.73%)



Demographic development of Debar municipality within today borders.[1]

Census year Total Macedonians % Albanians % Turks % Roma % Vlachs Serbs Bosniaks Other Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources
1953 10,258 3,392 33.07 5,819 56.73 776 7.56 83 0.81 2 114 0 72 /
1961 11,162 2,025 18.14 6,476 58.02 2,002 17.94 0 0.00 0 86 0 573 /
1971 13,802 2,022 14.65 8,793 63.71 2,414 17.49 0 0.00 0 106 0 467 /
1981 16,952 2,358 13.91 9,981 58.88 1,130 6.67 1,030 6.08 0 37 0 2,416 /
1994 19,010 4,266 22.44 10,935 57.52 1,875 9.86 1,103 5.80 1 34 0 796 /
2002 19,542 3,911 20.02 11,348 58.09 2,684 13.74 1,080 5.53 2 22 3 492 /
2021 15,412 1,155 7.49 8,438 54.75 2,733 17.73 1,140 7.4 2 5 8 432 1,499

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-07-31.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°31′N 20°32′E / 41.52°N 20.53°E / 41.52; 20.53